The Pacific Training Centre for the Blind's logo: a white sailboat over gentle waves.

Pacific Training Centre for the Blind

Welcome to the Pacific Training Centre for the Blind (PTCB).

PTCB’s Response to COVID-19

Find out what PTCB is doing during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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About

The Pacific Training Centre for the Blind (PTCB) is a grassroots charitable organization, that serves blind, deafblind and low vision adults in Greater Victoria and elsewhere of all ages from young adults to older seniors.

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Programs

We deliver our main program, Blind People In Charge, at the centre located in downtown Victoria. We provide non-visual training in: tactile skills, including Braille; orientation and travel training with the long white cane; daily living skills such as cooking and cleaning; technology such as computer and iPhone use without sight; and employment readiness.

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Media

From time to time, the Pacific Training Centre for the Blind is featured in the media.

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Get Involved

We appreciate your desire to help. The only question is, how do you want to help us? There are several ways.

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Donate

The centre funds the bulk of its operation through grant awards and donations from the general public.

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Supporters

Programs at the Pacific Training Centre for the Blind are made possible through the generosity of our supporters.

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Contact Us

We would love to hear from you. For more information or to arrange a visit, please contact us